The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 96 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ant 3 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 1.54% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.65% 10.57% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Ant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
182 227 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.75% 14.57% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 116 155 113
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Edinburgh region.

Ant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) Black-Box Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Web Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) CMS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Struts
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Black-Box Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Web Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat